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Re: kern/53166: NFS default to UDP; it should really default to TCP
The following reply was made to PR kern/53166; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Hauke Fath <hauke%Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE@localhost>
Cc: kern-bug-people%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%NetBSD.org@localhost
Subject: Re: kern/53166: NFS default to UDP; it should really default to TCP
Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2018 11:29:25 +0200
On Sun, 8 Apr 2018 00:45:00 +0000 (UTC), thorpej%me.com@localhost wrote:
> NFS defaults to using UDP as a transport. It really should default=20
> to using TCP. There's really no reason to default to UDP anymore=20
> (servers that don't properly support TCP are ancient, at this point).
While I have no opinion on changing the default as long as udp=20
transport is an option, I do want to point out that nfs over udp is a=20
lot more robust when run through a stateful packet filter.=20
With tcp, crash your router, and you'll have to walk up to and reboot=20
all your clients.
Hauke Fath <hauke%Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE@localhost>
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